Travel

Travel is one of life's great pleasures. From vacation homes, to boutique hotels, to expertly designed bars and restaurants, these features tailored to the modern jet setter are sure to inspire your next adventure.

Retail’s Details
Retail’s Details
Few feelings equal the rush of shopping in the center of the universe with cold hard cash—or credit—burning a hole in the pocket.
By Jordan Kushins - 9 years ago
Five Boroughs in 48 Hours
When Dwell proposed that I undertake a design writing variant of Supermarket Sweep—visiting five projects in five boroughs in two days—I had a single thought: Why me?
An Australian Cafe Filled With Handcrafted Details Comes to Portland, Oregon
Melbourne's famous Proud Mary has come stateside, and the space is as thoughtful as its coffee.
Vancouver’s Savio Volpe Is a Playful New Take on the Italian Osteria
Vancouver’s Savio Volpe Is a Playful New Take on the Italian Osteria
Savio Volpe, a glimmering restaurant in a sleepy nook in Vancouver, Canada, is frequented—as the story goes—by a dandy fox with a penchant for good Italian food.
- 2 years ago
A Women-Run Restaurant in Nashville Invites Visitors to Just Have Fun
Henrietta Red's look is unusual for most Nashville restaurants—but that's because the team behind it is, too.
Kex Hostel, Reykjavik
Any traveler who’s been drawn to the magical desolation and unique energy of Iceland and its people knows that finding interesting places to stay has been quite a challenge.
Ever Wanted to Stay in a Cave That’s Actually Pretty Modern Inside?
Homes built under the earth or into the sides of mountains have been a part of our culture since the prehistoric days.
Go Off-Grid in This Tiny Australian Cabin Made for Digital Detox
Sadie, the new self-sustaining tiny home by CABN, gives guests a chance to reconnect with themselves in a remote patch of wilderness.
Pack Your Bags for Heath Ceramics’ Lake Tahoe Cabin, Where Refined Doesn’t Mean Fussy
Heath Ceramics pays tribute to the extraordinary vision of founder Edith Heath with a cozy, rentable cabin that puts the brand’s passion for craftsmanship on display.
This Mallorcan Hotel Blends Medieval Architecture With Contemporary Luxury
A quartet of spacious new villa suites and a revamped spa honor the hotel’s rugged landscape and historic setting.
Take in Panoramic Desert Views in This Off-Grid Cabin
Take in Panoramic Desert Views in This Off-Grid Cabin
An entrepreneur-turned-DIY builder expands his eco-friendly Yucca Valley property with this translucent desert structure.
- 25 days ago
This Tiny Alpine Cabin Promises Better Stargazing Than Your Local Planetarium
A totally transparent roof offers a clear but cozy view of the heavens for less than $90 a night.
Sweden’s Newly Opened Floating Hotel Is the Destination of a Lifetime
Arctic Bath plunges visitors into the remote wilderness of Sweden’s Lapland region.
Sweden’s Icehotel Celebrates its 30th Year With 15 Glittering New Art Suites
Grab your parka and your snow boots: we’re headed to Northern Sweden for an inside look at Icehotel’s latest crop of seasonal suites.
Before & After: A Historic Apartment Building Is Transformed Into a Chic Social Hotel in Portland
The rooms at the stylish Pacific Northwest outpost of KEX, an Icelandic mini-chain, start at just $38.
26 Shipping Containers Stack Together in This London Apart-Hotel
In Waterloo, London architecture firm Doone Silver Kerr repurposes shipping containers into 20 micro-apartments with a downstairs wine bar.
16 Places to Stay in Barcelona for Less Than $100 a Night
Stay in this vibrant city for less—without compromising comfort and style.
This Secluded, 19th-Century Spanish Estate Is the Perfect Escape From Winter Blues
French architects Atelier du Pont gave this historic finca in Menorca a modern update befitting its posh amenities while staying true to its local roots.
Escape to the Woods in These Sustainable, Community-Focused Canadian Cabins
On a private island in Ontario, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects are in the midst of creating an energy-efficient and convivial community.
Dwell’s Top 10 Travel Stories of 2019
These thrilling destinations and experiences belong on your bucket list.
Now You Can Spend the Night in Hygge Supply’s New, Ultra-Modern Kit Home
Designed as the ultimate Hygge Supply kit home, the Birch Le Collaboration House is a showcase for the company’s sustainable, modern designs.
These Eco-Minded Villas in Cabo Verde Are the Perfect Place to Escape Winter Blues
Antwerp-based POLO Architects built these sustainable vacation homes with materials directly from the project’s site.
Over 80 Years Later, Fallingwater Still Has Lessons to Teach Us
Completed in 1938, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater is as relevant as ever—and it’s a model of architectural conservancy.
These Tiny Cabins in Poland Offer Creature Comforts in the Woods
Set in the pine forests and beaches of Lubiatowo, these tiny cottages are an idyllic getaway.
These Mirrored Forest Cottages in Ukraine Reflect the Great Outdoors
Located in Ukraine’s Poltava region, these new guesthouses are camouflaged amidst their surroundings—and no trees were uprooted during their construction.
The Nobu Hotel Los Cabos Fuses Japanese Minimalism With Mexican Craftsmanship
This Pacific-facing hotel expertly blends two architectural traditions into one luxurious escape from everyday life.
5 Groundbreaking Airports That Are Must-See Destinations in Their Own Right
From massive cocoons in Azerbaijan to a sprawling public park in Berlin, you’d be surprised at what you can find at these world-class airports.
For the Most Exciting Design Scene No One’s Talking About, Head to Detroit
The only UNESCO City of Design in the U.S. is experiencing a cultural renaissance that you need to see for yourself.
43 Gifts for the Travel-Savvy Wanderer Who Practically Lives at the Airport
For most, the airport is the last place to find efficiency or relaxation. But with the right gadgets and accoutrements, anybody can fly with peace of mind.
This Magical Dwelling Can Make Your Tiny House Dreams Come True
A rentable tiny house in Wellsville, Pennsylvania, provides guests with a minimalist living experience focused on the lush surrounding landscape.